What is Sciatica?

What is Sciatica?

Sciatica (or in layman’s terminology lumbago) is a common nerve pain, which is a symptom of an underlying condition that affects the back, hips and legs. It is characterised by a pain accompanied sometimes by pins & needles and/or numbness and/or weakness in the legs. Sometimes the pain affects both legs, and though it most… Read more »

Western Medical Acupuncture

Acupuncture Video Blog

Western Medical Acupuncture is just one technique used by London Osteopath Robin Kiashek. In this short video, Robin explains what this type of acupuncture is. For more information on acupuncture please click here. The Robin Kiashek Central London Osteopathy Clinic Providing Osteopathy and related services to Central London including London W1 and Soho. The Robin… Read more »

10 Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Spine

10 Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Spine

Here at Robin Kiashek Clinics we have been looking after patients with back pain and structural spinal problems for over twenty years. In some cases, pain is related to the way we are built but in others pain is present because of a recent or historical injury. Any pain is a signal that the body… Read more »

Low level laser therapy

What is Low Level Laser Therapy?

Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) is a technique used by London Osteopath Robin Kiashek. In this short video, Robin explains what low level laser therapy is and what it can be used to treat. For more information on Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) please click here. The Robin Kiashek Central London Osteopathy Clinic Providing Osteopathy… Read more »

The Alexander Technique

The Alexander Technique

We are delighted to introduce The Alexander Technique to The Robin Kiashek Clinics. Our STAT qualified Alexander Technique teacher Adrian Farrel explains further the therapy further. The Alexander Technique is fundamentally different to other therapies in that it’s not strictly speaking a therapy at all. It’s therapeutic benefits are well documented but what sets it apart… Read more »

Mindfulness and Meditation can Change the Brain Structure in Eight Weeks

Mindfulness and Meditation can Change the Brain Structure in Eight Weeks

At The Robin Kiashek Clinics, we believe in a holistic approach to your general health. Therefore, as well as assisting patients with conditions that are currently causing them pain, we also look to encourage and promote other preventative techniques and practices such as meditation and mindfulness. After reading about some exciting new research in this… Read more »

The Dripping Tap Syndrome

The Dripping Tap Syndrome

There are a number of questions I am frequently asked when I tell people I am an Osteopath. These generally go along the lines of “what do you actually do”, “how are you different from a Chiropractor” or “what can you treat?” Conversationally these questions are easier to answer, however this printed article has a… Read more »

Foot pain

Plantar Fasciitis – Causes and Prevention

In clinic I seem to be asked more frequently than before about Plantar fasciitis, and anecdotally I have heard people speaking about the number of friends/colleagues of theirs who suffer from it. What is Plantar Fasciitis? It is actually a very common reason a person will suffer from pain in their heel and is caused… Read more »

low level laser therapy

Shining a Light on Low Level Laser Therapy

Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) is a treatment that can speed up certain healing processes by using specific wavelengths of light to interact with tissue. It has been effective in treating a variety of chronic and acute conditions in order to enhance functionality and to reduce pain, swelling and spasms. Some conditions that respond particularly… Read more »

exercise on prescription

Exercise on Prescription: How a Nationwide Scheme Can Offer Alternatives to Medication

I am a keen advocate of the benefits of exercise as part of the journey to health restoration. I therefore wholeheartedly back the government scheme that means NHS patients will be prescribed exercise as part of ongoing treatment for certain conditions. The workouts are set for patients who suffer from obesity, heart disease, stress, diabetes,… Read more »

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